Wedding Dresses

The Bride has a dress and color that some would find untraditional, but it is in complete harmony with her chosen theme of an Arabian Nights Fantasy. It is also written that Empress Eugenie’s dress, was so admired by all that in fact the loom industry, saw a large boost in production and sales. Demanding French brides wanted to wear the seven-boned, hoop-slip under their dress as she had. It can be said that Empress Eugenie’s dress revolutionized the wedding dress industry. Some have even gone so far as to speculate that Empress Eugenie’s gown, was the sole inspiration of savoy business tactics on the behalf of her groom. Now whether or not, Empress Eugenie’s wedding dress was indeed, a secret business strategy of Napoleon III’s, no one knows for certain. However, it was under this time frame that the French textile industry invented the Jacquard loom. The first ever mass-produced, hoop-slip. Up until that time looms were made to order, and handmade by talented seamstresses. Again, whether only speculation or not, there is a wide belief (to be fact) that Napoleon III did indeed ordered- Empress Eugenie to wear the all white bridal gown , which was designed by prominent Parisian designer Charles Frederick Worth The sole inspiration and creator of House of Worth dressmakers circa 1858-1956. If you are stressed, take a nice bubble bath, relax, workout or do some yoga to calm those hormones. Take a break and when you are ready, come back to the search full force! No one wants a bridezilla! Keep it classy. Beautiful hand drawn illustrations, like this example created by talented U.S. illustrator Coles Phillips for Holeproof Hosiery, were used to promote fashion items to women. This particular Ad and its many variations were run in popular 1920’s magazines like Cosmopolitan, Life, and Harper’s between 1922 and 1924. Today twenties illustrations by illustrators like Coles Phillips are sought after by collectors.

It is more difficult to find flower girl dresses to match the theme. However, you can have a bustle ordered to attach to a typical flower girl dress, or choose a funky-colored dress from the Barbie collection. A good hairstylist helps to finalize the illusion. Don’t forget black gloves or a little hat with feathers. The colour white for a wedding dress is more traditional in the western world. White was the chosen colour worn by Queen Victoria for her marriage to Prince Albert in 1840. These days it is very acceptable to chose different colours: an off white; ivory; cream; gold; pale colours of yellow or pink; pastels. Exquisitely beautiful! Thank you for sharing the details of this rich cultural event. I love the involvement of the family. The outfits are gorgeous. Voted Up! It has a split over dress and split bell sleeves with narrow sleeves underneath. It has a scoop neckline and has some lace detail at the neckline The dress is very silvery which adds to it’s angelic grace. I helpful to get at the top …